Applicants should (1) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; (2) be full-time students studying in accredited degree programmes offered by local/non-local post-secondary institutions in their second year of study or above; (3) be proficient in written and spoken Chinese and English; (4) be proficient in using internet for desk research; and (5) have good knowledge in using MS Office applications. We look for candidates who have strong academic performance and who possess a keen interest in research work.
To (1) provide support in conducting research on social, economic and political issues; (2) assist in research-related compilation and analysis work; (3) provide logistical support in the organization of seminars, forums to promote discussion of public policies; and (4) perform other duties as assigned.
Terms of Appointment:
Summer interns are employed on non-civil service contract terms for 2-4 months from June to September 2015 (depending on office exigencies, the actual employment period may vary). The minimum length of the contract is 2 months. Summer interns are normally required to work 44 hours per week.
Summer interns are eligible for rest days, statutory holidays, general holidays and sickness days. They are subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Ordinance (Cap.485).
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing.
(f) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by post to the below enquiry address.
(g) Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with CPU’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon request. You may contact Clerical Officer (General) of CPU at the below address or direct your request to him by fax at 2537 9083.
(h) The vacancy information contained herein is also available on the CPU website at http://www.cpu.gov.hk.
How to apply:
Application form is available at CSB's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html). Applicants are required to submit a short essay in Chinese (in 300 words) on the topic “自我介紹” and another essay in English (in 300 words) on their interest in working as a summer intern in CPU. The essays and the completed application form with copies of certificates and academic transcripts should reach the enquiry address below by post on or before the closing date of application (according to postmark). Applicants should clearly specify on the envelope “Application for Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme”. Applications which are late, incomplete, or without the required essays or copies of the required documents will not be considered. Interview is not required. Those who have not been informed by 5 June 2015 may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Central Policy Unit, 26/F., Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong (Attention: Executive Officer).